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The Lord of the Rings on Amazon Prime Video: the Second Age as a historical backdrop

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The story of The Lord of the Rings television series will take place several millennia before the exploits of Bilbo and Frodo.

Specializing in the works of British novelist Tolkien for more than twenty years, Theonering.net site has exclusively unveiled the official synopsis of the series Amazon in the universe of Lord of the Rings : “The upcoming series from Amazon Studios brings the heroic legends of the legendary Second Age in Middle-earth history to screens for the first time. This epic drama takes place thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien and will take viewers back to a time when great powers were forged, realms rose to glory and fell into ruin, unlikely heroes were being tested, hope hung on the thinnest of threads, and the greatest villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s quill threatened to cover the whole world with blackness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows a set of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the dreaded reappearance of evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of the elven capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the far reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that will live on long afterward. their disappearance.

Five seasons to recount the Second Age of the Lord of the Rings

If the Peter Jackson film trilogy begins with the end of the Second Age where Aragorn’s ancestor defeats Sauron during the siege of Barad-DUR before being corrupted by the One Ring, the new Amazon Prime Video series inspired by the The work of JRR Tolkien will focus on what happened before this battle, including the creation of the last alliance of Elves and Men with Elendil, Great King of the kingdoms of Arnor and Gondor, Anárion and Isildur , the two kings of Gondor, as well as Gil-galad, High King of the Elves. Dragons, balrogs, orcs, dwarves, elves and humans will be present in this crazy adventure that has its source in Silmarillon.

While the two-part pilot of Juan Antonio Garcia Bayona (El Orfanato, A Monster Calls, Lo imposible, El Hombre Esponja) is currently in post-production, filming of the episodes of the first two seasons will begin this month in Nova Scotia. Zealand with showrunners still unknown in Hollywood, but who want to prove themselves on this ambitious series.

Rachel Maga
Rachel Maga is a technology journalist currently working at Globe Live Media agency. She has been in the Technology Journalism field for over 5 years now. Her life's biggest milestone is the inside tour of Tesla Industries, which was gifted to her by the legend Elon Musk himself.